News Archive: Nutrition
Food Connection helps host KY Proud CSA Week
Published on Jan. 31, 2023
The Food Connection at the University of Kentucky will help host KY Proud CSA Week Feb. 20-24.
UK interns helping students and communities through school gardens
Published on Jan. 25, 2023
University of Kentucky Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition interns are completing their first year of working with schools’ farm-to-school programs and are finding the tasks fulfilling.
C. Oran Little had immeasurable impact on agriculture
Published on Dec. 19, 2022
C. Oran Little provided invaluable services to Kentucky and received substantial national and international recognition.
From rags to bags: Upcycling research tackles textile and food waste
Published on Nov. 18, 2022
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service estimated 31% or 133 billion pounds of the nation’s available food supply went uneaten in 2010. The Environmental Protection Agency found that another 11 million tons of textiles head to landfills each year.
UK grad students study Kentucky food systems (video)
Published on Oct. 3, 2022
University of Kentucky graduate students from disciplines across UK's campus are studying sustainable food systems in a new class offered for the first time this fall semester.
New UK course offers outlooks on food systems
Published on Sep. 23, 2022
In a new course this fall, University of Kentucky graduate students from a variety of majors are learning about sustainable food systems.
UK launches online nutrition master’s degree to support new industry requirement
Published on Jul. 29, 2022
UK researcher helps improve soldier eating habits with new app
Published on Jul. 26, 2022
A 2020 study by the Health of the Force-Army Public Health Center found that one-in-five military service members were classified as obese and had difficulty meeting Army fitness and weight standards. One UK researcher is aiming to fix that.
UK students learn about Blue Zones in overseas trip
Published on Jun. 15, 2022
University of Kentucky students, including many from the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, are learning how some populations of the world live exceptionally long and healthy lives.